Sunday, May 16, 2010

Dominion of Canada 1867

What were your ancestors on Dominion Day in 1867?
Find out by searching through archived documents like census, archives of Ontario and other resources.
Find a Map of Canada in 1867

July 1, 1867
Kingdom, Dominion or Just Plain Canada? Read: History of that day!

Imagine yourself a small child looking up at the fireworks and knowing that today is going to change the place you live forever! You can see the smiles on everyones faces and your parents are talking about how it's going to be different from know on. What would that be like?

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Keep Learning...

Throughout history, boundaries and borders have been redrawn. Knowing where those lines fell during the life of your ancestors is another key to finding your story!

Go to or

Go to search (at top of screen along the panel of choices), search all records (drop down window), see more (at the bottome of the features section) and then you will have all the record collections in front of you.
Click on:
"Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers" or see more for a complete library of maps (countries, years...)at the bottom of the title "Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers"

Ancestry Map Search Link

Good Luck on your findings.